20 days in Tunis, Morocco & Algeria Itinerary

20 days in Tunis, Morocco & Algeria Itinerary

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20 days in Tunis, Morocco & Algeria Itinerary

Start: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Fly:  10​h 45​min
1
Tunis, Tunisia
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
2
Marrakech, Morocco
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Essaouira, Morocco
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
4
Agadir, Morocco
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Casablanca, Morocco
— 1 night
train:  1​h 15​min
6
Rabat, Morocco
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
7
Chefchaouen, Morocco
— 1 night
bus:  3​h 30​min
8
Fes, Morocco
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h
9
Algiers, Algeria
— 5 nights
Fly:  11​h 15​min
End: Dubai, United Arab Emirates


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2
nights
Tunis, Tunisia

Tunis ©
The Mediterranean port city of Tunis, Tunisia's bustling capital, boasts a vibrant mix of cultures and architectural styles, enchanting visitors with its historical attractions, picturesque beaches, and laidback vibe.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at D'Art Lella Salha & Des metiers, contemplate the long history of Palace Dar Nejma Ezzahra, then take in panoramic vistas at The doors of the medina, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Zitouna Mosque, and finally see the interesting displays at The National Bardo Museum.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Tunis route maker website .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Tunis is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Dubai to Tunis. In August, Tunis is a bit cooler than Dubai - with highs of 39°C and lows of 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Marrakech.

Things to do in Tunis

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Sidi Bou Said
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Zitouna Mosque ©
Zitouna Mosque
The National Bardo Museum ©
The National Bardo Museum

3
nights
Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech ©
You won't run out of things to do in Marrakech, a city where you can spend days exploring grandiose palaces and mosques, photogenic gardens, sacred tombs, and traditional mansions that evoke a bygone era.
Marrakech is known for shopping, parks, historic sites, spas, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, admire the landmark architecture of Medersa Ben Youssef, take in the spiritual surroundings of Koutoubia Mosque, and steep yourself in history at El Badi Palace.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Marrakech sightseeing planner .

You can fly from Tunis to Marrakech in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Tunis to Marrakech. Traveling from Tunis in August, you will find days in Marrakech are somewhat warmer (44°C), and nights are about the same (25°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Essaouira.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites Parks Shopping
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Jemaa el-Fnaa ©
Jemaa el-Fnaa
Palacio da Bahia ©
Palacio da Bahia

2
nights
Essaouira, Morocco

The laidback town of Essaouira, known for its forceful trade winds, attracts Moroccan and foreign tourists alike with its sweeping beaches and atmospheric, labyrinthine medina, a World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 18th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Essaouira Ramparts, trot along with a tour on horseback, and then find your balance on the water with some of the best stand-up paddleboarding in the area. On your second day here, get the lay of the land with Walking tours, steep yourself in history at Medina of Essaouira, and then take a leisurely stroll along Port de PĂȘche d'Essaouira.

For reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Essaouira sightseeing app .

You can drive from Marrakech to Essaouira in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Marrakech in August, things will get slightly colder in Essaouira: highs are around 33°C and lows about 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Agadir.

Things to do in Essaouira

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Horseback Riding Tours
Medina of Essaouira ©
Medina of Essaouira
Walking tours

1
night
Agadir, Morocco

Agadir ©
Completely rebuilt after a catastrophic earthquake in 1961, the coastal city of Agadir rose from the ruins and grew into Morocco's premier beach destination.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Tue): enjoy the sand and surf at Plage d'Agadir and then don't miss a visit to Seafront Promenade.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Agadir vacation planner.

Getting from Essaouira to Agadir by car takes about 3 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Casablanca.

Things to do in Agadir

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Plage d'Agadir ©
Plage d'Agadir
Seafront Promenade ©
Seafront Promenade

1
night
Casablanca, Morocco

The port of Casablanca, Morocco's largest city and economic hub, represents the country's beating heart, established as a French protectorate in 1912.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Wed): perfect your strike at Tamaris Bowling, then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan II Mosque, and finally relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Casablanca vacation planning tool .

Fly from Agadir to Casablanca in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can take a train to Rabat.

Things to do in Casablanca

Fun & Games Spas Historic Sites
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Room Escape Games
Hassan II Mosque ©
Hassan II Mosque
Spas & Wellness

1
night
Rabat, Morocco

Rabat ©
On a vacation in Rabat, a World Heritage Site and Morocco's capital, you can discover the city's long and rich history while enjoying a laidback atmosphere, less touristy than in the booming Casablanca and Marrakech.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): explore the different monuments and memorials at Chellah, make a trip to Mausoleum of Mohammad V, then contemplate the long history of Kasbah des Oudaias, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Hassan Tower.

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You can take a train from Casablanca to Rabat in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. While traveling from Casablanca, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Rabat, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to drive to Chefchaouen.

Things to do in Rabat

Historic Sites
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Kasbah des Oudaias ©
Kasbah des Oudaias
Chellah ©
Chellah
Mausoleum of Mohammad V
Mausoleum of Mohammad V

1
night
Chefchaouen, Morocco

Chefchaouen ©
Tourism in Chefchaouen, a picturesque town in the Rif mountain range, has been thriving for decades due to its scenic surroundings and buildings painted in a striking blue hue.
On the 23rd (Fri), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Grand Mosque, then stop by Local Berbere Artisanal, and then get to know the fascinating history of Chefchaouen Medina.

For maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Chefchaouen sightseeing tool .

You can drive from Rabat to Chefchaouen in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can catcht the bus to Fes.

Things to do in Chefchaouen

Historic Sites Shopping
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Chefchaouen Medina ©
Chefchaouen Medina

3
nights
Fes, Morocco

Fes ©
Morocco's former capital, Fes enchants visitors with its walled medina, a labyrinthine web of pedestrian-only streets and a World Heritage Site.
Go for a jaunt from Fes to Meknes to see Bou Inania Medersa about 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Medina of Fez, hunt for treasures at La Petite Maison Berbere, see the sights as you ascend with a climbing tour, and admire the striking features of Cherratin Medersa.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Fes tour itinerary planner .

Take a bus from Chefchaouen to Fes in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. August in Fes sees daily highs of 43°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Algiers.

Things to do in Fes

Neighborhoods Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Bou Inania Medersa
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Medina of Fez ©
Medina of Fez
Bou Inania Medersa ©
Bou Inania Medersa
Museo Nejjarine ©
Museo Nejjarine

5
nights
Algiers, Algeria

Algiers
Overlooking a scenic bay, the Mediterranean port city of Algiers enthralls visitors with its imposing skyline, a blend of French colonial buildings, run-down high-rises, and whitewashed Islamic architecture nestled on the hillside.
Explore Algiers' surroundings by going to Ruines Romaines Tipaza (in Tipasa) and Mausolee de Sidi Elkebir (in Blida). Spend the 28th (Wed) exploring nature at Tassili n'Ajjer. The adventure continues: pause for some serene contemplation at Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique, take in nature's colorful creations at Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma, appreciate the history behind Memorial du Martyr, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Jamaa El Kebir.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Algiers online trip builder .

Fly from Fes to Algiers in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Western European Time (WET) to Central European Time (CET) is 1 hour. While traveling from Fes, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Algiers, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Algiers

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trips

Tassili N'Ajjer National Park, Mausolee de Sidi Elkebir, Ruines Romaines Tipaza
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Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma
Le Jardin d'Essai du Hamma
Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique ©
Basilique Notre Dame d'Afrique
Tassili N'Ajjer National Park ©
Tassili N'Ajjer National Park

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